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Location and Directions


The London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the river Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament and next to other top-rated London Tourist attractions. The ticket office is located inside County Hall, which is the building directly next to the London Eye.

The London Eye
Riverside Building
County Hall
Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7PB 



The London Eye is located within easy walking distance from several London Underground stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster.

Waterloo is the closest tube station to The London Eye. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance. Exit the station following signs for the South Bank.

Embankment and Charing Cross stations are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten-fifteen minute walk to reach The London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge.

Westminster tube station is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for Westminster pier. Visit Journey Planner


The closest rail stations to The London Eye are Waterloo and Charing Cross.

Waterloo is the closest rail station to The London Eye. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance; take exit six for the South Bank and follow the signs.

Charing Cross is about a fifteen minute walk to The London Eye. Cross over Hungerford Bridge.


Buses to The London Eye include the 211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects The London Eye to other London attractions, the Tate Modern and Covent Garden. Visit Journey Planner


If you are bringing a group by coach, you will need to book a coach parking bay in advance of your arrival.

This service is free, but space is limited. Your booking gives you twenty minutes to drop off and pick up your group. You are not permitted to use the coach parking bays whilst your group visits The London Eye.

To book a coach parking bay, email our team at


The London Eye offers 15% discount at the Q-Park Westminster car park on all pre-bookings; located a short walk from the London Eye.

To use this discount please visit here, click on the pre-book your parking button and enter the promotional code LONDONEYE and click to update the price and the discount will be applied.

Alternative car parks are also available within walking distance of the London Eye. Please note that The London Eye is within the Congestion Charge Zone.

For more information, please phone +44 (0)845 900 1234 or visit the Congestion Charge Zone website.


You can also navigate to The London Eye by River. There are a number of services which stop off at The London Eye Pier travelling from the O2, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Woolwich, St. Katherine's or Westminster Piers.

For more information see our River Cruises pages.